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Allegheny County District Attorney
The Allegheny County District Attorney
District Attorney
is the elected district attorney for Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The office is responsible for the prosecution of violations of Pennsylvania commonwealth laws. (Federal law violations are prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania). The current District Attorney
District Attorney
is Stephen Zappala. In 1995 the Assistant District Attorneys formed a collective bargaining unit and voted to be represented by the United Steelworkers of America
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William Blakeley
William Blakeley (1830 – 8 December 1897) was an English actor. Biography[edit] He played as an amateur at the Gough Street theatre, now pulled down, and at the Soho theatre, now the Royalty. [1] His first appearance as a salaried actor was at the Theatre Royal, Dublin, with Sir William Don. He then at the Amphitheatre, Liverpool, played Polonius and other parts, and accompanied Sothern on tour, playing Asa Trenchard to his Lord Dundreary in 'Our American Cousin.' In London he was seen for the first time on 21 December 1807 at the Prince of Wales's theatre, Tottenham Street, as Sir Abel Hotspur in Boucicault's 'How she loves him,' a part he had taken at the first production at the Prince of Wales's theatre, Liverpool, on 7 December 1863. On 15 February 1868, he was the first Bodmin Todder in 'Play,' and was John Chodd senior in a revival of 'Society.' Mr. Tweedie in Yates's 'Tame Cats' followed on 12 December
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Fortune 500
The Fortune 500
Fortune 500
is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 of the largest United States
United States
corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years.[2] The list includes publicly held companies, along with privately held companies for which revenues are publicly available. The concept of the Fortune 500
Fortune 500
was created by Edgar P. Smith, a Fortune editor, and the first list was published in 1955.[3][4] The Fortune 500
Fortune 500
is more commonly used than its subset Fortune 100 or wider list Fortune 1000.[5]Contents1 Methodology 2 History 3 Fortune 500
Fortune 500
lists 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksMethodology[edit] The original Fortune 500
Fortune 500
was limited to companies whose revenues were derived from manufacturing, mining, and energy exploration
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Duquesne Club
The Duquesne Club
Duquesne Club
is a private social club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, founded in 1873.Contents1 History 2 Notable Guests 3 Membership 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Duquesne Club
Duquesne Club
Building, built in 1887The Duquesne Club
Duquesne Club
was founded in 1873
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Allegheny County Police Department
The Allegheny County
County
Police Department is a Pennsylvanian policing agency with county-wide authority, provides law enforcement on County property. The ACPD patrols the Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
International Airport, the Allegheny County
County
Airport, and county-owned properties and parks, including North Park and South Park. The County
County
Police provides assistance to local police from the 130 municipalities and other law enforcement in Allegheny County, with a Detective Division including General Investigations, Homicide
Homicide
and Narcotics units. The Allegheny County
County
Police Department was established in 1932 by an act of the Allegheny County
County
Board of Commissioners and the Pennsylvania Legislature
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U.S. Steel
The United States
United States
Steel
Steel
Corporation (NYSE: X), more commonly known as U.S. Steel, is an American integrated steel producer headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with production operations in the United States, Canada, and Central Europe. As of 2016, the company was the world's 24th largest steel producer and second largest domestic producer, trailing only Nucor Corporation. Though renamed USX Corporation in 1986, the company returned to its present name in 2001 after spinning off its energy business, including Marathon Oil, and other assets from its core steel concern
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David L. Lawrence Convention Center
The David L. Lawrence
David L. Lawrence
Convention Center (DLLCC) is a 1,500,000-square-foot (140,000 m2) convention, conference and exhibition building in downtown Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
in the U.S. commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is served by two exits on Interstate 579. The initial David L. Lawrence
David L. Lawrence
Convention Center was completed on the site on February 7, 1981, but as part of a renewal plan the new, completely redesigned center was opened in 2003 and funded in conjunction with nearby Heinz Field
Heinz Field
and PNC Park. It sits on the southern shoreline of the Allegheny River
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Pittsburgh City-County Building
The Pittsburgh City-County Building is the seat of government the City of Pittsburgh and houses both Pittsburgh and Allegheny County offices. It is located in Downtown Pittsburgh at 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Built from 1915-17 it is the third seat of government of Pittsburgh. Today the building is occupied mostly by Pittsburgh offices with Allegheny County located in adjacent county facilities.Contents1 History 2 Popular culture 3 Trivia 4 External links 5 ReferencesHistory[edit]Architect’s rendering, published in 1916The Pittsburgh City-County Building (right) is adjacent to the Allegheny County Courthouse (left)In 1914, a competition was held for a new Pittsburgh City Hall. The 16-entry competition led to the commissioning of Edward B. Lee, a respected Pittsburgh architect, with Palmer, Hornbostel, & Jones as associated architects. The completed design was done by Hornbostel.[1] The building was commissioned by former Pittsburgh Mayor Joseph G
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Allegheny County Courthouse
The Allegheny County Courthouse
Allegheny County Courthouse
in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is part of a complex (along with the old Allegheny County Jail) designed by H. H. Richardson. The buildings are considered among the finest examples of the Romanesque Revival style for which Richardson is well known. The complex is bordered by wide thoroughfares named for city founders James Ross (Ross Street), John Forbes (Forbes Avenue) and James Grant (Grant Street). The current building, completed in 1888, was designated a National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
in 1976.[4] Richardson later referred to it as his "great achievement".[8]Contents1 Early structures 2 Current structure 3 Legacy and impact 4 In popular culture 5 Gallery 6 See also 7 References 8 External links 9 Further readingEarly structures[edit]Second Courthouse, Pittsburgh, in 1857
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List Of Mayors Of Pittsburgh
The Mayor of Pittsburgh is the chief executive of the government of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, as stipulated by the Charter of the City of Pittsburgh.[2] This article is a listing of past (and present) mayors of Pittsburgh. Prior to the 1816 city charter, the Borough of Pittsburgh had its council elect a "Chief Burgess" among themselves. After the borough rechartered itself as a city, its first seven "mayors" were selected in a similar fashion as the Chief Burgesses had been under borough council. It was not until Mayor Samuel Pettigrew in the 1830s that general elections of popular vote were conducted among all the city's voters to determine who would hold the mayors office. Pettigrew was both the last "selected by council" mayor and the first "generally elected" mayor of Pittsburgh. From 1901 to 1903 the state legislature took control of the city on the grounds of corruption by former Mayor William J
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Pittsburgh City Council
The Pittsburgh City Council is the legislative body of the City of Pittsburgh. It consists of nine members.[1] City council members are chosen by plurality elections in each of nine districts.Contents1 Current membership 2 Past Presidents 3 Past members[8] 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksCurrent membership[edit] The current members of the city council are:[2]District Name Took Office Party1 Darlene Harris 2006 Dem2 Theresa Kail-Smith 2009[3] Dem3 Bruce Kraus† 2008 Dem4 Anthony Coghill 2018 Dem5 Corey O'Connor 2012 Dem6 R. Daniel Lavelle 2010 Dem7 Deborah Gross 2014 Dem8 Erika Strassburger 2018 Dem9 Rev
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Sports & Exhibition Authority Of Pittsburgh And Allegheny County
The Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (also known as the Sports & Exhibition Authority or SEA) is a municipal authority that owns and operates public sports and entertainment venues in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and the City of Pittsburgh.[1] It was founded as the Public Auditorium Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.[2] In November 1999, it was renamed to its current name.[2] It owns PNC Park, Heinz Field, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, North Shore Riverfront Park, PPG Paints Arena, and the North Shore Parking Garage.[2] In July 1998, the SEA developed the "Destination Financing Plan" to encourage Pittsburgh's image as a travel destination.[2] The plan financed the complete redesign and expansion of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center as well as the construction of PNC Park and Heinz Field
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Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority
The Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (Pittsburgh ICA, also known as the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority for Cities of the Second Class) is a special administrative body created by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to oversee the finances of the City of Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Bureau Of Fire
The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire (PBF) provides fire protection and hazardous material mitigation to the city of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[2] In all the department is responsible for 55.5 square miles (144 km2) with a population of 305,841 as of the 2013 Census estimation.[3] The Bureau was the first fire department in the United States to unionize and thus has an International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) number of 1.[4]Contents1 History 2 Stations and apparatus 3 In pop culture 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] The department started out as a volunteer fire department and officially transitioned to a fully paid department on May 23, 1870.[4] Over 30 years later in 1903 a group of Pittsburgh firefighters sought to improve working and living conditions of those serving in the department. They formed an association known as the City Fireman’s Protective Association
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Port Authority Of Allegheny County
Port Authority of Allegheny County (also known as the Port Authority and formerly as Port Authority Transit (PAT) and PATransit) is the second-largest public transit agency in Pennsylvania and the 26th-largest in the United States.[3] The county-owned, state-funded agency is based in Pittsburgh and is overseen by a CEO and a nine-member board of unpaid volunteer directors, who are appointed by the county executive and approved by the county council.[4] The Port Authority's bus, light rail and funicular system covers Allegheny County. On a few of its longer-distance routes, service extends into neighboring counties such as Beaver, Washington, and Westmoreland
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Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is the public library system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Its main branch is located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and it has 19 branch locations throughout the city. Like hundreds of other Carnegie libraries, the construction of the main library, which opened in 1895, and several neighborhood branches, was funded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie. The Pittsburgh Photographic Library is a photography repository held by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh of over 50,000 prints and negatives relating to history of Pittsburgh.Contents1 History 2 Branches 3 Partnership with suburban branches 4 Our Library, Our Future 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The City of Pittsburgh was originally home to eight Carnegie libraries constructed at the turn of the 20th century
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